Visible Undergraduate Scholarships

We are excited to partner with you in funding and achieving your educational goals. We are pleased to offer scholarships to help you attend Visible. 

Visible Music College Scholarships

Visible Works Program (Bachelors Only)

Visible Music College offers a number of professional development tuition-waiver opportunities each year to qualifying students. Visible Works opportunities are given to students who participate in the student work service program. The Visible Works Program tuition waiver is up to the amount of $3,000 towards tuition.

Qualifications

  • Applicant must be a full-time bachelors Visible Music College student (taking 12 or
    more credit hours per semester)
  • Applicant must complete FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Aid) by May 1st.
  • Applicant must adhere to Visible Values and housing rules as defined in the Student Handbook
  • Applicant must maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA or above
  • Recipient must commit to 120 hours of campus service each semester for the academic year.

Academic Scholarship (Bachelors Only) 

Visible Music College offers a number of Academic Scholarships each year to qualifying students. The Academic Scholarship award is up to the amount of $2,000 towards tuition. The scholarship eligibility deadline is June 1st . All applicants must have completed their application by the deadline to be considered for an Academic Scholarship.

Qualifications

  • Applicant must be a full-time bachelors Visible Music College student (taking 12 or
    more credit hours per semester)
  • Applicant must complete FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Aid) by May 1st.
  • Applicant must adhere to Visible Values and housing rules as defined in the Student Handbook
  • New students must have a previous cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher and maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher GPA each semester

Talent Scholarship (Bachelors Freshman Only)

Visible Music College offers a number of Talent Scholarships each year to qualifying students (receive superior ratings at Visible Music College auditions). The Talent Scholarship award is up to the amount of $2,000 towards tuition. The scholarship eligibility deadline is June 1st. All applicants must have completed their application by the deadline to be considered for a Talent Scholarship.

Qualifications

  • Applicant must be a full-time bachelors Visible Music College student (taking 12 or more credit hours per semester) 
  • Applicant must complete FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Aid) by May 1st.
  • Applicant must adhere to the Visible Values as defined in the Student Handbook
  • Applicant must be nominated by a Visible Music College Faculty member
    • (nomination comes as a result of superior marks on VMC audition)
  • Applicants must maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA or above

Artist Development (Bachelors Only)

Visible Music College offers a number of artist recognition scholarships each year to qualifying students. The artist recognition Scholarship award is up to the amount of $1,000 towards tuition.

Qualifications

  • Applicant must be a full-time bachelors Visible Music College student (taking 12 or more credit hours per semester) 
  • Applicant must complete FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Aid) by May 1st.
  • Applicant must adhere to the Visible Values as defined in the Student Handbook
  • Applicants must maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA or above
  • Applicant must meet professional development benchmarks each year to maintain this scholarship

International Students Scholarship

Visible Music College offers a needs-based scholarship to international students . This scholarship is designed to assist students from countries outside of the USA who are seeking to earn a degree at Visible Music College. The International Scholarship award is up to the amount of $5,000 towards tuition.

Qualifications

  • Applicant must be a full-time bachelor’s Visible Music College student (taking 12 or more credit hours per semester) 
  • Applicant must be an international student not currently residing in the US.
  • Applicant must adhere to the Visible Values as defined in the Student Handbook
  • Applicants must maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA or above
  • Applicant must complete the entire application process prior to being considered for this scholarship

Ministry Partners Scholarship (Articulated)

Visible Music College offers a number of Ministry Partner Scholarships each year to qualifying students (students who complete ministry training programs at articulated partner institutions). The Ministry Partner Scholarship award varies per agreement with the various articulating partners.

Qualifications

  • Applicant must be a full-time Visible Music College student (taking 12 or more credit hours per semester)
  • Applicant must complete FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Aid) by May 1st .
  • Applicant must adhere to the Visible Values as defined in the Student Handbook
  • Applicants must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA or above
  • If you have completed a ministry training program that is not currently partnered with Visible Music College, you may submit your request for review and consideration for this scholarship.

Community Scholarship

Visible Music College offers a number of community scholarships each year. These are for full time students in housing in recognition of their involvement in the community.

Qualifications

  • Applicant must be a full-time Visible Music College student (taking 12 or more credit hours per semester)
  • Applicant must adhere to the Visible Values as defined in the Student Handbook
  • Applicants must maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA or above
  • Maintain a passing grade for Visible Community
  • Participate in Student Life (including Winter Retreat and October-rest)
    • This means that they are to show up to Orientation Events including House System and SGA Activities that are listed as required.
    • Must be at all scheduled RA Hall Meetings and Residential Meetings.
  • Applicant must be living in student housing
  • Applicant must complete housing chores during their scheduled weeks

Olthoff Scholarship
(Chicago Campus)

This award was established in 2018 by friends of Visible Music College in honor of Ron and Julie Olthoff. It recognizes the Olthoff’s dedication to furthering the Gospel message and the mission of the college, from renovating buildings to organizing fundraisers, by assisting students with this financial resource.

The Olthoff Scholar will be a student who has a heart for the local church or has strong involvement with missions carried out by the local church. The award is intended to be for incoming freshmen to the Lansing campus.

2020-2021 Recipient:
Amadi Bolton

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